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09 February 2018, 05:16 | Damon Campbell
Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade in Washington
The Pentagon is reviewing potential dates for the parade, as Pentagon spokesman Charlie Summers told CNN the planning process is in its "infancy".
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis confirmed that Trump has called for a military parade, claiming it shows the president's "respect [and] fondness" for the armed services.
"President Trump is incredibly supportive of America's great service members who risk their lives every day to keep our country safe", Ms Sanders was quoted in Vanity Fair. She said Trump wants the Pentagon to "explore a celebration" that will allow Americans to show appreciation for the military.
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Other former military officials were concerned that the parade would be antithetical to the military's principles. But he says they'll be sent to the White House for a decision.
The Trump administration bulldozed ahead Wednesday with plans to throw a grand military parade on the president's request, ignoring bipartisan criticism that such a public demonstration of power is characteristic of authoritarian regimes like North Korea and China.
A "seemingly abstract desire for a parade was suddenly heard as a presidential directive", said officials at the Pentagon who met with the president January 18. "It's something the President is looking at, not just a way that he can, but that the entire country can come together and show support and honor our military".
Trump reminisced about watching France's Bastille Day military parade when he visited Paris in July.
The Washington, D.C. City Council - which is dominated by Democrats - mocked the idea of the city hosting a parade featuring military hardware.
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